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Grand Valley’s campus is beautiful during all four of Michigan’s unique seasons, promoting academic achievement and an appreciation of nature. See more


Volleyball, football broadcast live on October 28, 29

Grand Valley's volleyball and football teams will each have games shown live this weekend.

Education Commission Listening Tour to stop in Grand Rapids

The commission wants ideas from residents and parents on how to improve the state education system.

GVSU, SVSU face off to raise funds for charity

Proceeds raised during Battle of the Valleys will go to the Laker Children's Fund.

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Fall 2016

Drop with a "W" Grade Deadline

October 28

Thanksgiving Recess

November 23 - 27

Classes End and Commencement

December 10

Examinations and Semester Ends

December 12 - 17

Grades Due from Faculty

December 20 by 12:00 pm

Grades Available to Students

December 22

Winter 2017

Registration Drop and Add

March 21 - January 13

Payment Deadline

December 16 by 5:00 pm

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About GVSU


“I came here for my first visit and I fell in love with how it looked and the people who were around here.”

Terrell Couch ’17

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I got to sit next to T. Haas at luncheon today. That is all. ⚓️ #lakerforalifetime


Happy Founder's Day! @GVSU


Happy Birthday GV, thanks for all the memories, best experiences of my life 💙😊 @GVSU @FAA_GVSU


happy founders day to the always picturesque @GVSU ⚓️💙

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